Category Archives: Pacific

Coverage of college sports at University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Pacific is an NCAA Division I school which plays in the Big West conference.

Tigers on the Road: Pacific Baseball heads to Las Vegas

Strangely, there’s an optimistic way of looking at Pacific baseball’s four-game, season-opening home sweep at the hands of Pac-12 Conference power Washington. Yes, the Tigers made costly errors. Yes, the Huskies quadrupled them at the plate, 28 runs scored to seven. Yes, they were disappointed after what they hoped would be an electric start to [...]

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By the Numbers: Washington sweeps Pacific Baseball

I don’t know about everyone else but I was a temperamental video game player as a kid. Whether it was Crash Bandicoot or NBA Live ’99, when the game felt unfair and when losing was just too much, I’d shut it off — or, you know, bash the controller against the couch until it was [...]

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Pacific Baseball: Roster filled with local talent

It’s tough to field a Division I baseball team with a plethora of local players and be a postseason contender. Pacific, though, believes it can make that happen this year. Of the Tigers’ 33 players listed on the active roster, 14 of them are from The Record’s coverage area (including Tracy, Lodi, Escalon and Stockton [...]

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Sage advice from a master

Sports psychologist Glen Albaugh and Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll are good friends. They’ve learned a lot from eachother over the years. Albaugh was Carroll’s advisor when Carroll played football and later coached at Pacific. On Nov. 24, Albaugh visited his friend along with the Pacific men’s basketball team, which was in Seattle having played the [...]

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How’s the weather up there?

  Sami Eleraky stands 7-foot, making him perhaps the tallest man in Stockton. The sophomore center on the Pacific men’s basketball team said being that tall creates certain challenges off the court. Born in Denmark to Egyptian parents, the good-natured Eleraky has a unique perspective on the inquisitive and unabashed nature of some Americans as it pertains [...]

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So Long Stagg Stadium

Reaction to the pending demolition of Stagg Memorial Stadium has made some nostalgic for Friday nights watching high school football under the lights and Saturday afternoons and evenings watching the Pacific Tigers play football. The 64-year-old relic will be razed to make room for tennis courts, a soccer field and a field hockey playing suface. [...]

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Western Illinois at Pacific (men) pregame

A style clash will tip-off at Spanos Center in a few minutes as Western Illinois visits Pacific. The Leathernecks like to slow it down and play tough, hard-nosed man-to-man defense under coach Jim Molinari. Western Illinois is 0-2 with losses to Idaho and Nebraska. The Tigers have looked great on offense (82 points per game) [...]

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UC Irvine at Pacific men (pregame)

The Tigers take the floor for the first time since their thrilling 80-78 victory at Nevada on Friday against former Big west Conference rival UC Irvine now. The familiarity should make for competitive game as the teams split the regular season meetings last season, before the Tigers handled UC Irvine in the Big West Conference [...]

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Pacific at Nevada (pregame)

We are live at Lawlor Events Center for the 2013-14 season opener between the Wolf Pack and Tigers. One of Pacific’s enduring non-conference rivals, the Wolf Pack are hoping for a duplication of its 78-54 thrashing of the Tigers here two years ago. The Tigers won 78-72 in overtime last season at Spanos Center and [...]

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WNIT: Utah at Pacific (pregame)

The Pacific women’s basketball team continues it postseason run in about 10 minutes as Utah visits Spanos Center in the third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The Tigers (27-7) will host Saint Mary’s in a quarterfinal matchup on Saturday with a victory, but it won’t come easy against the Utes (20-13) of the [...]

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